Downtown

Metra Electric Line Hit So Hard With Fraud It’ll Stop Selling Monthly Passes At Some Stations

Passengers outside of Downtown stations won't be able to buy 10-ride passes at vending machines, either.

Elon Musk Vows To Help Tourists Avoid ‘Soul-Destroying Traffic’ With High Speed Rail To O’Hare

Renderings show a futuristic car that Musk's company claims would travel up to 150 mph.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Dangerous’ Heat Near 100 Degrees To Hit Chicago During Festival Weekend

It'll be sunny and hot during the same weekend as Pride Fest and Taste of Randolph

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Rookies On The River Turning Tour Boats Into Rescue Vessels, Experts Say: ‘Someone Is Going To Die’

Two kayakers and a dog were rescued by a tour boat Wednesday, and the boat operator said they expect to rescue dozens more by summer's end.

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Chicago River Tour Boat To The Rescue As Two Kayakers, Dog Saved From Chilly Water

People on the tour boat threw a life ring to save one kayaker. The Coast Guard saved another

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

The Very Instagrammable ‘Happy Place’ Exhibit Is Coming To Chicago

The pop-up exhibit at 1004 N. Elston Ave. will make your photos extremely colorful.

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Welcome To Block Club Chicago — Your Neighborhood News Is Back

Introducing our new, nonprofit, ad-free news site covering Chicago's neighborhoods. Join the Club!

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Boat Overload? Chicago River Traffic Like ‘The Wild West,’ Users Say

As more and more people use the Chicago River for recreation, safety concerns rise.